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Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth - Warsan Shire
Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth
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Format: Unbound
ISBN: 9781905233298 (1905233299)
Publisher: Flipped Eye
Pages no: 38
Edition language: English
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5.0 Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth
“ The first boy to kiss your mother later raped women when the war broke out. She remembers hearing this from your uncle, then going to your bedroom and lying down on the floor. You were at school. Your mother was sixteen when he first kissed her. She held her breath for so long that she blacked ...
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5.0 "Teaching My Mother to Give Birth" by Warsan Shire - A Book Review
I heard about this poet over a year ago when I came across her poetry on Tumblr. And I've wanted to read this book of poetry since then. However, it's only lately that I've actually been able to do it. I'm so glad I did. Shire's poems are frank and honest. Her poems are like individual stories and h...
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4.0 Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth
(As a quick side note, I thought this would be much longer. I hadn't noticed that this was a 'pamphlet' poetry book, so to speak, but that's what made it all the more impressive).This made for a quick but powerful read. Each poem hit the mark and delivered its message across, and did so surprisingly...
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